Posts by luminadvantage

Regroup and Refocus

Regroup and Refocus

on Jan 28, 2016 in Leadership Development, Leadership Skills | 0 comments

Do you ever have times when you get distracted, lose sight of your priorities, or just become overwhelmed by everything you have to do? Of course you do. We all do. That's the reality of life in the modern workplace. Competing priorities, doing more with less, rapid changes, and the ultimate – always putting other people's needs first. While those challenges may be...

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Layover Leadership

Layover Leadership

on Aug 11, 2015 in Change Management, Leadership Development | 0 comments

Sleeping on the floor of an airport may not seem like an opportunity to practice leadership, but it was. It was a long week, late at night, and we were ready to get home. And though the second leg of our flight was delayed, we finally boarded and pulled away from the gate. Minutes later, plans changed. Not our plans to get home, but the pilots’ plans to avoid...

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Testing Teamwork

Testing Teamwork

on Jul 14, 2015 in Team Development | 0 comments

It was 95 degrees with 80% humidity and I was out for a run on the wooded trail near my home. Why I was out for a run in that weather you ask? I was challenging myself to stay committed to a goal; to a schedule. I was expecting to feel a sense of accomplishment; I wasn’t expecting to be inspired. As I approached the bottom of the large hill that’s at the end of my...

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Leading Change. Changing Leadership.

on Aug 27, 2014 in Archive 2014, Leadership Development, Organizational Culture | 0 comments

  I came across a great article from Chief Learning Officer (CLO), titled "How Do You Get Leaders to Change?"  In this article, the author outlines the usual steps that are prescribed for getting leaders to change, and proposes some additional steps/efforts to increase the likelihood of success in the change effort. We at Lumin are currently working with the...

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Emotional Intelligence – Its Importance in the Workplace and Strategies for Improvement

on May 22, 2014 in Archive 2014, Leadership Development | 0 comments

  Every organization is “in business” to achieve its goals. These goals differ depending on the private, public, or non-profit nature of the organization, and success in achieving the goals is influenced by both external and internal factors. The biggest factor over which the organization has control is the performance of its employees – and there are historical and...

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